Sellafield Ltd has developed a unique partnership approach towards raising educational attainment in those communities closest to the Sellafield site. Jamie Reed, Head of Corporate Affairs explains why...
NDA Head of Stakeholder Relations John McNamara reflects on the recent 2-day summit, held in Anglesey, for individuals and organisations who are interested in our clean-up mission.
Whether you want to improve your project management skills or pursue it as a new career, the Project Academy for Sellafield can help. Sellafield Ltd's training manager for project delivery, Wes Robinson, explains why.
David Vineall, the NDA's HR Director, looks forward to focusing on education and skills, which are vital to ensure the UK has a skilled workforce capable of carrying out the work of decommissioning our nuclear sites.
Beccy Pleasant, the NDA’s Head of Talent and Skills, shares her enthusiasm for a new online skills-matching service, the Nuclear Gateway, that puts job candidates in direct contact with a pool of prospective employers.
A visionary campus that’s training young people in science and engineering has opened its doors after being transformed from old research labs at Berkeley power plant – a first of its kind from the NDA.
Beccy Pleasant, Head of Skills and Talent for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, explains the value to the nuclear industry of vocationally-focused training provided by University Technical Colleges (UTCs). She outlines their role in developing a pipeline for apprenticeships and a future workforce. If your children are interested in a nuclear career, then find out more about what UTCs offer. Suppliers in the nuclear industry might also want to find out how they can support UTCs so that they benefit from skilled workers in the future, and play their part in ensuring that education helps support young people to be ready for the world of work.
On International Women in Engineering Day, Alyson Armett, a chartered electrical engineer and physicist, talks about how she transferred her engineering skills and experience from different industries to work in nuclear decommissioning.
Beccy Pleasant, NDA's Head of Talent and Skills, celebrates the value of apprenticeships across the UK and highlights imminent reforms for employers. She describes how schemes are helping more apprentices gain placements in the supply chain for nuclear decommissioning. A long-running scheme, funded by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, in Cumbria is developing valuable business administration skills for those taking their first career steps in the nuclear industry.
Beccy Pleasant, Head of Skills and Talent at NDA, recently chaired the judging panel for the National Apprenticeship Awards. She celebrates the value of on-the-job training and welcomes views on what more could be done to increase opportunities for individuals and organisations?